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Monday, December 20, 2010

The Jealous Guys and Lunice Link Up for Some Throwback Hip-Hop

Posted By on Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 12:34 PM

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While Montreal's Lunice has spent the past four years quietly building his

rep with a flurry of futuristic remixes, edits, and original productions,

S.F.'s The Jealous Guys have spent the past year quickly making a name for

themselves around the city. Now the two are linking up for some golden-era, boom-bap hip-hop on "Bus Stop Jazz."

The first of multiple planned-collaborations, according to Southern

Hospitality, "Bus Stop Jazz" has an overcast, Pete Rock-feel to the

production, steeped in jazzy horns (duh) and dusty drums. Meanwhile, The

Jealous Guys come through with some rugged, average-guy raps. We're talking

gold, not platinum. Muni, not Maseratis. Backpacks, not Gucci bags. (Not

that there's anything wrong with the aforementioned luxury items.)



Hopefully this is the beginning of a new production trend, because the

boom-bap era of hip-hop vanished too quickly in the late '90s, which is a

shame, because even to this day it hardly sounds tired.

MP3: Lunice + the Jealous Guys -- "Bus Stop Jazz"


[via Southern

Hospitality]

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